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Solos & Checkrides

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Andrew Bradford Andrew Bradford

Andrew Bradford passed his Private Pilot Checkride on May 3, 2017 with DPE Henry Joyner.

May 2017
Robert Burnette Robert Burnette

Robert soloed in Empire Aviation’s Piper Cherokee 140 at the Henderson-Oxford Airport.

April 2017
Tommy Brogden Tommy Brogden

Tommy Brogden Solo Flight March @ KHNZ

April 2017
Jeff Kennon Jeff Kennon

Jeff Kennon achieved his IFR rating with DPE Henry Joyner on 12/10/2016.

December 2016
Lance Kappel Lance Kappel

Lance Kappel makes his first solo flight on 12/10/16 at KHNZ.

December 2016
Steven Worringham Steven Worringham

Steven Worringham after his first solo flight on 11/28/16 @ KHNZ.

December 2016
Dan Dunbar Dan Dunbar

Dan Dunbar passed his (SE) and (ME) Commercial Instrument check ride on Sunday 10/23/16!

December 2016
Brian Johns Brian Johns

Brian Johns passed his Private Pilot check ride on 9/6/2016. Congratulations!

September 2016